Emerging Chains http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44085/more en Pubbelly to launch cruise ship concept http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/pubbelly-launch-cruise-ship-concept <div class="field-deck"> Miami Beach-based operator also makes plans to expand in Mexico </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Miami Beach-based operator also makes plans to expand in Mexico</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/pubbelly-launch-cruise-ship-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/pubbelly-launch-cruise-ship-concept#comments Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:07:00 +0000 124731 at http://nrn.com <p>Pubbelly Restaurant Group&rsquo;s French brasserie, L&rsquo;Echon.</p> Photo courtesy of Pubbelly Hawaii-based Coconut’s to expand on mainland http://nrn.com/fast-casual/hawaii-based-coconut-s-expand-mainland <div class="node-body article-body">Fast-casual chain opens first of eight planned franchise units in Texas</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/hawaii-based-coconut-s-expand-mainland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/hawaii-based-coconut-s-expand-mainland#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Seafood Trends Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:49:00 +0000 124661 at http://nrn.com <p>One of the most popular Coconut&#39;s Fish Caf&eacute; items are two fish tacos on gluten-free white-corn tortillas for $11.49 in the Dallas store.<br /> &nbsp;</p> Photo: Ron Ruggless CMO Perspectives: Peter Nolan of Roti Mediterranean Grill http://nrn.com/cmo-perspectives/cmo-perspectives-peter-nolan-roti-mediterranean-grill <div class="node-body article-body">Nolan talks overall marketing approach, the value of storytelling and customers as experts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/cmo-perspectives/cmo-perspectives-peter-nolan-roti-mediterranean-grill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/cmo-perspectives/cmo-perspectives-peter-nolan-roti-mediterranean-grill#comments CMO Perspectives Emerging Chains Fast Casual Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:31:00 +0000 123761 at http://nrn.com <p>Peter Nolan, chief brand officer, Roti Mediterranean Grill</p> Hot restaurant debuts of 2014 http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/notable-restaurant-debuts-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Multiconcept operators experiment in new territories</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/notable-restaurant-debuts-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/notable-restaurant-debuts-2014#comments Emerging Chains Operations Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:00:00 +0000 121571 at http://nrn.com Blaze Pizza to lead fast-casual pizza chains in units open http://nrn.com/fast-casual/blaze-pizza-lead-fast-casual-pizza-chains-units-open <div class="node-body article-body">Chain to hit 50 units by mid-December; growth to accelerate in 2015</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/blaze-pizza-lead-fast-casual-pizza-chains-units-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/blaze-pizza-lead-fast-casual-pizza-chains-units-open#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Food Trends Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:08:00 +0000 121861 at http://nrn.com <p>Blaze Pizza assembly format</p> Photo courtesy of Blaze Pizza Eureka to debut first Texas restaurant http://nrn.com/casual-dining/eureka-debut-first-texas-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> California-based operator to open first of several locations in state </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California-based operator to open first of several locations in state</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/eureka-debut-first-texas-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/eureka-debut-first-texas-restaurant#comments Casual Dining Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Operations Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:48:00 +0000 121211 at http://nrn.com <p>A.J. McCloud, Eureka&#39;s culinary director</p> Photo: Ron Ruggless Wetzel’s Pretzels puts animated twist on menu boards http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/wetzel-s-pretzels-puts-animated-twist-menu-boards <div class="field-deck"> Snack brand to roll out animated bakers on new digital screens systemwide </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Snack brand to roll out animated bakers on new digital screens systemwide</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/wetzel-s-pretzels-puts-animated-twist-menu-boards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/wetzel-s-pretzels-puts-animated-twist-menu-boards#comments Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Dessert Trends Food Trends Technology Quick Service Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:48:00 +0000 121171 at http://nrn.com <p>Bill Phelps, chief executive of Wetzel&#39;s Pretzels</p> Photo courtesy of Wetzel’s Pretzels Bertucci’s to expand rollout of open kitchen http://nrn.com/casual-dining/bertucci-s-expand-rollout-open-kitchen <div class="field-deck"> “Kitchen” format offers higher-end dining experience, CEO says </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Kitchen” format offers higher-end dining experience, CEO says</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/bertucci-s-expand-rollout-open-kitchen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/bertucci-s-expand-rollout-open-kitchen#comments Casual Dining Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Operations Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:42:00 +0000 121071 at http://nrn.com Pie Five evolves as fast-casual pizza matures http://nrn.com/fast-casual/pie-five-evolves-fast-casual-pizza-matures <div class="field-deck"> Randy Gier, CEO of parent Pizza Inn, discusses changes at the concept </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Randy Gier, CEO of parent Pizza Inn, discusses changes at the concept</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/pie-five-evolves-fast-casual-pizza-matures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/pie-five-evolves-fast-casual-pizza-matures#comments Corporate Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:00:00 +0000 120931 at http://nrn.com <p>Randy Gier, chief executive of Pizza Inn Holdings (Pie Five Pizza parent)</p> Pie Five Pizza Dog Haus turns to franchising for growth http://nrn.com/fast-casual/dog-haus-turns-franchising-growth <div class="field-deck"> Founding partner Hagop Giragossian discusses the fast-casual concept’s expansion plans </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Founding partner Hagop Giragossian discusses the fast-casual concept’s expansion plans</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/dog-haus-turns-franchising-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/dog-haus-turns-franchising-growth#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:00:00 +0000 120671 at http://nrn.com <p>(From left to right) &ndash; Quasim Riaz, Hagop Giragossian, Andr&eacute; Vener)</p> Dog Haus